U.S. Supreme Court Decision Leaves Fate of the ACA Uncertain

Today’s decision by the high court not to take up the Health Care Repeal Lawsuit leaves the ultimate fate of the Affordable Care Act unresolved and the health and health care of people across the country hanging in the balance.

Millions Could Lose Health Coverage Under Federal Court Ruling on the Affordable Care Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  December 18, 2019  CONTACT: Kathy Melley, Community Catalyst, (617) 791-0708, kmelley@communitycatalyst.org   (BOSTON, MA) – Statement of Emily Stewart, executi...

CMS Approves South Carolina Work Reporting Requirements, Penalizing Low-Income Parents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2019 CONTACT: Kathy Melley, 617-791-0708 Waiver approval in Medicaid non-expansion state of South Carolina sets harmful new precedent  (BOSTON, MA) -- Statement of Emily Stewart, Executive Director...

U.S. House of Representatives Delivers on Its Promise to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Statement of Community Catalyst Executive Director Emily Stewart on passage of H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, today in the U.S. House of Representatives

Disability Rights Advocate Named Center’s 2019 Speak Up for Better Health Award Winner

The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation (The Center) at Community Catalyst has recognized Germán Parodi and his inspiring work, making the Philadelphia resident the winner of the second annual Speak Up for Better Health Award.

The Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation releases “In Their Words: Consumers’ Vision for a Person-Centered Primary Care System”

The Center for Consumer Engagement In Health Innovation (the Center) at Community Catalyst today released “In Their Words: Consumers’ Vision for a Person-Centered Primary Care System,” at a special event in the nation’s capital.

Community Catalyst Condemns Proposed Rule That Would Promote Health Discrimination

Lois Uttley today urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to withdraw its proposed rule re-interpreting section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (also known as the Health Care Rights Law).

In Attack on Immigrant Families, Trump Administration Announces Rule to Radically Change Path to Citizenship

Statement of Michael Miller, strategic policy director of Community Catalyst, regarding the Trump administration’s announcement of changes to the ‘public charge’ rule.

Community Catalyst Names Emily J. Stewart as Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2019 Contact: Kathy Melley, (617) 791-0708 Lucy Dagneau, (860) 966-2845 Stewart serves as Planned Parenthood’s Vice President of Public Policy (BOSTON, MA) -- Community Catalyst, a leading national consumer health a...

Health Care Coverage and Pre-Existing Condition Protections for Millions Are at Risk in Texas v. United States Circuit Court Appeal

Statement of Michael Miller, director of strategic policy at Community Catalyst, regarding today’s oral arguments before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Texas v. United States lawsuit that threatens to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Title X Gag Rule Goes Into Effect, Obstructing Care For Millions Of Americans

Statement regarding a federal court decision today that has allowed the Trump administration’s harmful Title X “gag rule” to go into effect while court challenges to it continue.

Proposed Trump Rule Would Sanction Health Care Discrimination Against Women and LGBTQ+ People

Statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement today of a proposed federal rule that would undermine enforcement of the non-discrimination provisions of the Affordable Care Act (Section 1557).

U.S. House Votes to Address Spiraling Prescription Drug Costs and Improve Access to Care and Consumer Protections

Statement of Michael Miller, Director of Strategic Policy at Community Catalyst, in response to House passage today of H.R. 987, Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act.

Community Catalyst Deplores Draconian Abortion Laws Designed to Overturn Roe V. Wade

Statement of Diane Felicio, interim executive director, and Lois Uttley, director of the Women’s Health Program, in response to new law that makes abortion illegal in Alabama, and to other efforts aimed at ending women’s right to a safe, legal abortion.

Center for Consumer Engagement in Health Innovation Grants $1.4 Million to State Advocacy Organizations to Address Social Determinants of Health

The Center launches Consumer Voices for Engagement 2.0 (CVI 2.0), funding seven state-based organizations for two years to engage and organize consumers with complex needs to advocate for policies and programs that address social determinants of health.